Marion County Alabama
Marion County is a county of the U.S. state of Alabama. As of the 2010 census the population was 30,776. The county seat is Hamilton, Alabama. The county was created by an act of the Alabama Territorial General Assembly on February 13, 1818. The county seat was originally established in Pikeville in 1820, and moved to Hamilton in 1881. The county was named for General Francis Marion of South Carolina.
Marion County is located in the northwestern part of the state, bounded on the west by the state of Mississippi. It encompasses 743 square miles (1,920 km2). The county is a prohibition or dry county, however, the sale of alcohol is permitted within the cities of Guin, Hamilton, and Winfield.
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Marion County Alabama offers a range of recreational activities. The Sam R. Murphy Wildlife Management Area consists of 25,150 acres of game hunting. The Upper Bear Creek Reservoir and the Marion County Public Fishing Lake offer boating, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and birdwatching. Twin Forks Park, near the Bear Creek Reservoir, includes picnic and campsite areas as well.
Comprising approximately 743 square miles, Marion County lies in the northwest corner of the state. It is bordered on the north by Franklin County, on the east by Winston County and Walker County , on the south by Fayette County and Lamar County, and on the west by the state of Mississippi.
Marion County Alabama Cities
Marion County Alabama Towns
Bear Creek Alabama
Glen Allen Alabama
Marion County Alabama Townships
Lake Prairie Alabama
Pleasant Grove Alabama
Red Rock Alabama
Marion County Alabama Communities
Pull Tight Alabama
South Haleyville Alabama
Gravel Springs Alabama
Marion County Alabama Ghost Towns